Biography Of Pascal Praud | Age, Relationships, Career, Net Worth
He is a French journalist specializing in sports reporting, radio columnist, and TV entertainment. He is also known to be an actor.
Biography Of Pascal Praud | Early Life
Pascal Praud was born September 9, 1964, in Nantes. His father was a regional manager of an office supply company. Being passionate about literature and theatre, Pascal graduated from the Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Nantes.
He also holds a degree in law from the École supérieure de journalisme de Paris.
Biography Of Pascal Praud | Career
Pascal Praud’s career began in 1988 as a sports host in the Téléfoot program on TF1 alongside Thierry Roland. That same year, he also worked as a presenter on LCI, on the group’s 24-hour news channel.
He was also a columnist for the “On remake the march” of Eugène Saccomano on RTL. After that, he hosted his program, “Tirs au but.”
In January 2008, Pascal left TF1 to become the general manager in charge of communication and marketing of Football Club de Nantes.
However, he left this position in March 2010 after suffering several criticisms; in agreement with the club’s president Waldemar Kita, Pascal returned to his profession as a sports journalist.
That same year, he hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and also joined the continuous news channel i-Télé to present his show “Praud’s eye,” which was aired every morning; he also gave the program “Foot,” which was aired everyday but later aired just Sundays in 2012.
Later on, Pascal joined RTL, where he co-hosted the Multiplex RTL-L’Équipe on Saturday evening and the Ligue 1 Grand match every Sunday evening, with Christian Ollivier, while still being a columnist in the program” On remake the game.”
In 2012, Eugène Saccomano, who hosted the show “On remake the match,” retired, and Pascal took over the rein of the program. In September 2014, Pascal was given a column on RTL Le Praud de l’Info in the morning of Yves Calvi from Monday to Friday.
He was also a replacement for Léa Salamé as a referee on the i-Télé program “Ça se dispute” between Éric Zemmour and Nicolas Domenach until December 2014.
Pascal, in December 2015, joined Touche pas à mon sport!, presented by Estelle Denis, as a columnist on D8. Still on i-Télé, in 2016, he was the presenter of L’Heure des Pros, which aired from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m to 10 a.m.
The program was highly controversial as it uses the codes of the polemic-spectacle genre. That same year, he covered the 2016 Euro matches.
On August 10, 2018, Pascal was replaced with Denis Balbir on the program “On remake the match,” while Didier Roustan took over the presentation of the “Le Multiplex de football on RTL” on September 15, 2018.
In March 2020, Pascal stood in for Christine Kelly on the “Face à l’Info” show on CNews, while she was confined at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Biography Of Pascal Praud | Controversies
Pascal Praud had an alteration with Bernard Tapie, which soon turned to a fistfight in a clothing store in Paris. In October 2001, he filed a complaint against Bernard for assault and battery.
Bernard had to approach Pascal for having made malicious remarks on the “Olympique de Marseille” during the last Telefoot program. The conversation, however, resulted in a fistfight.
Aside from this, Pascal has been involved in some controversial programs, his program being one of them, and has been accused of making various malicious and controversial statements.
He has also been accused of being misogynist by columnist Caroline Mécary, who left the show “L’Heure des Pros” due to the “violence of the anger of Pascal Praud.”
The famous sports journalist Pascal is also a good actor, and he has appeared in several films. He appeared in the short film “Trois zéros,” where he played the role of himself in 2002.
In 2005, he was cast in ” Not Here to Be Loved and Neuilly sa mère, sa mère! in 2018.
Pascal Praud’s Wife
Pascal Praud is currently married to Cathérine. Unfortunately, not much information is known about his wife.
However, the French journalist never fails to praise her whenever he gets the chance.
Pascal is a father of four daughters: Morgane, Tiphaine, Faustine, and Lou-Elise; like his wife, there is almost nothing about them online.
Pascal Praud Net Worth
The French journalist Pascal Praud is said to have a net worth of $5-10 million, getting from his career as a presenter and television entertainment.